768 Search Results for "cancer"

 · 6 min read

Why Didn’t Doctors Caution Patients About the Link Between Hormone Replacement Therapy and Cancer?

For years, estrogen therapy was—and continues to be—prescribed as a treatment for women experiencing symptoms of menopause. Estrogen is a sex hormone found in both men and women (though in smaller amounts in men). The main source of estrogen is the ovaries in women, although the adrenal glands also make small amounts of this hormone […]

Jenn Ryan

Jenn Ryan

Freelance Health & Wellness Writer

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Video Shows Immune System Fighting Cancer, and It’s Amazing to Watch

In a cancer-conscious world like ours, a new video circling the internet should bring some joy. A recent video has surfaced capturing the moment the immune system confronts and conquers a cancer cell. The video, which has gone viral, offers a rare glimpse of the interaction between our body’s immune system and one of the […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

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Cryotherapy Treatment Saves Nurse with Stage 4 Cancer

A nurse with stage 4 esophageal cancer has been in a five-year remission thanks to cryotherapy. Karie Fisher, a nurse from Colorado, was initially fatigued when she thought she might have had a vitamin D deficiency, which an estimated one billion people have worldwide [1] Then, she began coughing up blood. Karie was admitted to […]

Jenn Ryan

Jenn Ryan

Freelance Health & Wellness Writer

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Researchers Treat HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Without Chemo

This article was originally published on February 7, 2019, and has since been updated HER2-positive breast cancer is a type of aggressive cancer marked by uncontrolled production of breast cells. About 20% of women and men diagnosed with breast cancer have HER2-positive cancer, specifically. (1) How is HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Usually Treated? Currently, oncologists treat […]

Maria Sykes

Maria Sykes

The Hearty Soul Team

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Bottle of Wine a Week Equals 5-10 Cigarettes for Cancer Risk, Study Shows

“How many cigarettes are there in a bottle of wine?” Ideally, you won’t find any cigarette butts in the bottom of your chardonnay, but it’s a serious question a team of UK researchers recently sought to answer. The scientists, led by gastroenterology expert, Theresa J. Hydes, published a study in the March 28 issue of BMC Public […]

Maria Sykes

Maria Sykes

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 3 min read

Could this therapy cure cancer with just one injection?

This article was originally published on January 8, 2019, and has since been updated. Chemo and Radiotherapy can be effective treatments for cancer. The downside, of course, is a range of difficult side effects experienced during treatments. Fortunately, a type of treatment that aims to harness the immune system to combat cancer (called immunotherapy) could […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 3 min read

It’s One of The Deadliest Cancers In America, And It’s On The Rise. These 10 States Have The Highest Rates

Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that has gained notoriety as one of the deadliest cancers in America. It is primarily caused by exposure to asbestos, a known carcinogen. Despite efforts to regulate asbestos usage, the widespread exposure in the past has led to a concerning rise in mesothelioma cases. Let’s take a deep-dive into […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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Doctor’s Thought Woman Had a Sinus Infection, But It Was Actually An Extremely Rare Cancer

Annika, a 28-year-old woman from California, shares a harrowing tale of battling a deadly sinus cancer that strikes fewer than one in a million individuals, ultimately leading to the removal of her right eye. A cancer so rare, there are less than 200 cases documented throughout medical literature. Misdiagnosis: A Sinister Growth Mistaken for Routine […]

Chantel Brink

Chantel Brink

Freelance Writer

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Doctors Thought Woman Had Cancer, But It Was Actually a Brain-Eating Amoeba

In a harrowing incident that underscores the complexities of medical diagnosis, a 77-year-old woman in China fell victim to a rare and deadly brain-eating amoeba after doctors initially misidentified her condition as cancer. The unnamed patient sought medical attention at her local hospital in 2022, reporting symptoms of dizziness, confusion, and difficulty speaking. All of […]

Chantel Brink

Chantel Brink

Freelance Writer

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Cancer Linked ‘Forever Chemicals’ Found in Popular Band-Aid Brands, Report Claims

A recent report has shed light on a concerning discovery – popular band-aid brands, including the household name “Band-Aid,” contain cancer-linked ‘forever chemicals.’ The report, conducted by Mamavation, an organization dedicated to promoting safe and non-toxic products for families, has revealed the presence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in bandages. This has raised concerns […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team